| May 2, 2016

The It Girls Alumnae at NYCWiC 2016

The Syracuse University iSchool's It Girls Alumnae group at NYCWiC 2016.

The NYCWiC Conference is an annual event held for Women in the Computing and STEM related fields. Students and others in attendance have the unique opportunity to network, share stories and challenges, while building a professional community. Poster Competition: Make an App for That! It Girls Alumnae attended last year’s conference, and competed in a → Read More

| April 29, 2016

IM Student Brings Data Science to City Hall

Sam Edelstein

In 2011, former three-term mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, launched a $20+M initiative through Bloomberg Philanthropies whose goal was to give cities the financial capability to spark, attract, and cultivate innovation. Syracuse, NY became one of those cities in the fall of 2014. The awarding of this Bloomberg Grant to Syracuse entailed the use → Read More

| April 27, 2016

First an It Girl. Now an A+E Intern: Emily’s iSchool Story

First an It Girl. Now an A+E Intern: Emily's iSchool Story

Where it started … When I first came to visit Syracuse University, I was interested in business. I took my tour over at Whitman and I liked it, the building was nice, and I could see myself there – but I didn’t feel any spark yet. A parent of a current student at SU suggested → Read More

| April 25, 2016

Information Governance Basics with iSchool Alumna Ilona Koti

Information Governance Basics with iSchool Alumna Ilona Koti

iSchool alumna Ilona Koti is hosting a webinar with us on May 4. Before she gives her webinar, Ilona answered some questions for iSchool Graduate Recruitment Manager Erin Bartolo in order to help people better understand her area of expertise, information governance. Ilona is currently a Principal Consultant in Information Governance & Risk Management at ARK-IGC Information Governance Consulting. What → Read More

| April 22, 2016

From Goldman to Uber – An Alumni Journey

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In the past few years, the term “disruptive technology” has become something used to signify a change in how things have been done. It symbolizes a new state of mind, a vision of millennials forging into the future, into uncharted territories, while exploring outside of the confines of past practices and into an area of → Read More

| April 18, 2016

Still Looking For Your Summer Internship? 6 Steps That Can Help

iSchool student McKenzie Miller at the EY (Ernst & Young) International Intern Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida.

As the end of the year creeps up, it seems at least twice a day you get asked the dreaded question: “So, what are you doing after school ends?” The job search world can seem like a scary place.  However, with a little help and a lot of ambition, nothing can stop you from landing → Read More

| April 15, 2016

Hacking, Defending, and a Gala: 3 Days at NECCDC 2016

The Syracuse University iSchool's 2016 NECCDC Team

After months of practice in preparation for the big competition, the Syracuse University National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, as a subset of the Information Security Club, was finally ready for the Northeast CCDC (NECCDC). Consisting of students from the School of Information Studies and the School of Engineering & Computer Science, the team members → Read More

| April 13, 2016

A Vision for Cross-Campus Collaboration at Syracuse University

Vision students at their Pop Up event.

So this is my second post for InfoSpace, and it is awesome to be asked to write for a second time. Today, I get to talk about a concept that will help to shape a stronger Syracuse University, and where ideas are turned into reality: cross-campus collaboration. Why Cross-Campus Collaboration? In the real world, individuals with same skill sets → Read More

| April 8, 2016

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Dr. Ruth Small

7 Questions with iSchool Professor Ruth V. Small

(Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of posts  profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, Marilyn Arnone, and Barbara Stripling) _____________________________________________________ Besides the School Media students, most iSchool students (not just LIS students!) encounter Dr. Ruth Small → Read More

| April 6, 2016

From Kitchen to 6K Instagram Followers: How the iSchool Helped Build My Passion Into a Career

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When I first walked into the iSchool almost 3 years ago, little did I know just how much my life would change. Finding a community of diverse and motivated individuals from around the world gave me a new perspective on the possibilities and opportunities that the information technology world presents … some a little more → Read More